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Direc­tory fonts/librebaskerville

This is the README for the librebaskerville package, version 2013-09-20.

This package provides LaTeX, pdfLaTeX, XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX support for
the Libre Baskerville family of fonts, designed by Pablo Impallari.

To install this package on a TDS-compliant TeX system download the file
tex-archive/install/fonts/librebaskerville.tds.zip and unzip at the
root of an appropriate texmf tree, likely a personal or local tree. If
necessary, update the file-name database (e.g., texhash). Update the
font-map files by enabling the Map file LibreBaskerville.map.

To use, add


to the preamble of your document. This will activate Libre Baskerville
as the main (serifed) text font. A bold italic variant of Libre
Baskerville is not currently available; an artificially slanted version
has been generated and treated as if it were italic.

LuaLaTeX and xeLaTeX users who might prefer type1 fonts or who wish to
avoid fontspec may use the type1 option.

Options scaled=<number> or scale=<number> may be used to scale the

The only figure style supported is proportional-lining. Font encodings
supported are OT1, T1, LY1 and TS1.

Macro \librebaskerville selects the Libre Baskerville family.

The original fonts are available at
http://www.impallari.com/projects/overview/libre-baskerville and are
licensed under the SIL Open Font License, (version 1.1); the text may be
found in the doc directory. The opentype and type1 versions were created
using fontforge. The support files were created using autoinst and
are licensed under the terms of the LaTeX Project Public License. The
maintainer of this package is Bob Tennent (rdt at cs.queensu.ca)

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (810.9k).

li­bre­baskerville – sup­port for the Li­bre Baskerville fam­ily of fonts

Li­bre Baskerville is de­signed by Pablo Im­pal­lari.

It is pri­mar­ily in­tended to be a web font but is also at­trac­tive as a font. As there is cur­rently no bold italic vari­ant, an ar­ti­fi­cially slanted ver­sion of the bold vari­ant has been gen­er­ated.

Ver­sion 2013-09-20
Li­censesThe Project Public Li­cense
Main­tainerBob Ten­nent
TDS archivelibrebaskerville.tds.zip
Con­tained inTeX Live as li­bre­baskerville
MiKTeX as li­bre­baskerville
OTF Font
Font Type1
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